Take action this weekend: Truth for Giulio, Stop Torture in Egypt

We’re joining Amnesty International’s campaign this weekend to mark 5 months since the disappearance of Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni¬† and the International Day for Victims of Torture on 26 June. Please join the Facebook event here for updates over the weekend. Cambridge 11am, Saturday 25 June, outside the Guildhall, https://www.facebook.com/events/1737837973097262/ Berlin 2pm, Saturday 25…

Amnesty International wants “immediate action” on Egypt

Amnesty International has written to the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council requesting “immediate action” on widespread and severe abuses of human rights in Egypt. In a new report (14 February 2014) Amnesty says: “State institutions [in Egypt] meant to provide protection against human rights violations and remedies have now become tools of…